Pat Glass

MP, North West Durham

North West Durham Labour

Pat Glass’s voting in Parliament

Pat Glass is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Pat Glass’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Pat Glass’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Pat Glass’s full vote analysis page for more.

Pat Glass has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Referendum 12 Apr 2016

    There are more cars manufactured in one city in the north of England in one month than that great car-producing country Italy makes in a year, and the vast majority of those cars are exported to Europe—and that is just one city in one region. We see that being replicated right across the country. Early assessment suggests that any post-Brexit deal would place a tariff of up to 10% on...
  • Government Referendum Leaflet 11 Apr 2016

    I thank the Minister for his statement and for giving me early sight of it. It is perfectly reasonable for the Government of the day to set out their position and the facts about our membership of the EU, just as the Labour Government did in the 1975 referendum when they published their famous red, white and blue leaflet. Indeed, the Government have an obligation to explain their view, not...

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Profile

Labour MP for North West Durham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Academies: Special Educational Needs
  • GCE AS-level

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 5 Jan 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Pat Glass’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Pat Glass’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 136 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Union (Northern Office)
Address of donor: 1 Mosley St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to pay for election leaflets

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 April 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my niece, Sarah Gannon, as an Apprentice.

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